First published 2013.03.14 | Vancouver | Food & Drink
We know it’s good for kids to learn how to make things. That’s why we give them blocks, paints, Plasticine and Lego to play with. But what about teaching them to make something they’ll really...read more
Locally Made Chocolates
First published 2010.04.01 | Calgary | Food & Drink
Children like chocolate because it tastes good. Moms like chocolate because it’s full of antioxidants (just like broccoli).
Even though kids will eat any kind of chocolate, our palettes have...read more
Some Savvy Chocolate Recipes
First published 2010.03.30 | Canada | Food & Drink
We’re not sayin’ that this weekend is all about the egg, or chocolate, or little bunnies…you choose what to celebrate, of course. We’re just sayin’ that we have a lot of savvy but simple recipes for...read more
Love Is All Around You
Valentine’s Day Ideas
First published 2010.02.04 | Vancouver | Family Life
Roses are red
And violets are blue.
The Olympics are coming!
Oh, what should we do?
Don’t plan to dine out
On Love’s special day.
Our finds for fab food
Leave more time for play (wink).
Need to...read more
First published 2009.11.19 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
You can never go wrong with chocolate, be it as a small token for a favourite teacher, a stocking stuffer, or as a hostess gift. It is the universally appreciated offering. Ask any woman. Seriously. ...read more
Mummy Is the Easter Bunny
Best Places for Easter Chocolate
First published 2009.04.09 | Ottawa | Food & Drink
It’s funny how Easter sneaks up on us every year. Is it because we’re too busy outside enjoying the sunshine and cheery birdsong? (Or maybe we’re too busy shovelling snow!) But if you haven’t bought...read more
C is for Chocolate
Chocolate Crafts to Do With Kids
First published 2009.04.09 | Toronto | Food & Drink
Why does everything we love about spring start with the letter “c”? First there is celebration…whether it’s Easter or Passover, these holidays of rebirth and renewal put us in a spring-time mood. Of...read more
What’s Up, Choc?
Local Seasonal Chocolates
First published 2009.04.09 | Vancouver | Food & Drink
The magic of Vancouver is in its beautiful surroundings—all the best of what nature has to offer…the mountains, the ocean, the beaches and the chocolate (yes, the chocolate). And there’s no yolk...read more
Local Valentine’s Ideas
First published 2009.02.05 | Vancouver | Gear
It’s been said that love begins at home and, in the case of Valentine’s Day in Vancouver, it couldn’t be more true. We’ve found some West Coast wares for your little cherubs to keep the love close to...read more